Welcome, wild parrot watchers, to BrooklynParrots.com – a site focusing on the remarkable Monk Parakeets (AKA Quaker Parrots) of Brooklyn.
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BrooklynParrots.com is a site launched in 2005 to share information about the wild Quaker Parrots (AKA Monk Parakeets) of Brooklyn. The site hosts photos of the parrots, reports from the field, frequently asked questions about the birds, and notices about the periodic “wild parrot safaris” offered to the general public.
For more information about this project, please send email to: stephencarlbaldwin (at) gmail.com
Hear ye, hear ye — all interested in inspecting the original wild parrot colony in Brooklyn, please join us on Saturday, October 6, at 11:00 AM. Location is Brooklyn College’s gate — on Campus Road at Hillel Place (just across the street from the Bene Coffee shop). Here’s a Google Map URL to the meeting …
I had the recent pleasure of meeting WCBS News Radio88 reporter Mike Sugerman and relating to him the strange tale of the wild parrots of Brooklyn. The result is a very nice story on the “boids” posted to WCBS’ site today. Check it out at: https://wcbs880.radio.com/articles/news/sweet-spot-mike-sugerman-wild-parrots-brooklyn
What happens when a well-intended effort to provide refuge for hundreds of abandoned, abused, and displaced birds falls apart due to the refuge owner’s death? Ben Life’s film tells the story of a how a heart-breaking situation was ultimately averted by the heroic efforts of a team of volunteers participating in what would become known …
To contact the Brooklyn Parrot Society, please send email to stephencarlbaldwin (a t) gmail.com